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104th Fighter Wing,  Massachusetts Air Guard (Courtesy their website)

Name Released Of Mass. National Guard Pilot Killed In Crash

The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.

08/29/2014

104th Fighter Wing,  Massachusetts Air Guard (Courtesy their website)

Pilot Died In F-15 Crash

The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.
Col. James Keefe said his “thoughts and prayers are with the family” of the pilot, whose identity wasn’t disclosed.

08/28/2014

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Carjacker Who Tweeted About His Crimes Is Sentenced

A Virginia man authorities say went on a multistate crime spree, partying with college students along the way, and bragging about his exploits on social media, has been sentenced to up to six years in prison in Massachusetts.

08/28/2014

New York police say the sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a bomb threat to a New York woman. (FBI via Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Sister Arrested For Making Bomb Threat

Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva made a telephone threat to a woman in New York City.

08/27/2014

(Courtesy Massachusetts State Police)

Advice To Swim At Your Own Risk, After Shark Spotting

The Duxbury, Massachusetts, harbormaster is advising beach-goers to go into the water at their own risk after a 12-to-14 great white shark was spotted Monday.

08/26/2014

(Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Image

Restaurant Takes ‘Bacon’ Sign Down After Muslim Woman Said It Was Insensitive

WINOOSKI, Vt. (CBS Hartford) – A sign on a lamp post has caused an uproar in a community because it features the word “bacon.” The sign on a lamp post at the bottom of the […]

08/25/2014

People leave the Our Lady of the Rosary Church after a special mass in remembrance of James Foley August 24, 2014 in Rochester, New Hampshire. Journalist James Foley was recently executed by Islamic militants. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass Held For Slain US Journalist Foley

James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown.

08/24/2014

Walter and Linda Misco from Chester, N.H. won $2.4 million at the 20-year-old slot machine "Lion Share" at the MGM Grand.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

New Hampshire Grandparents Win Vegas Jackpot

Walter and Linda Misco from Chester, N.H. won $2.4 million at the 20-year-old slot machine “Lion Share” at the MGM Grand.

08/23/2014

John and Diane Foley, parents of James Foley, listen to a panel discussion about the importance and dangers of reporting on world conflicts at a Free James Foley event on May 3, 2013 in Boston. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Foley’s Brother: US Government Could Have Done More To Save Journalist’s Life

The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.

08/22/2014

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